Structure and timing of scholarships

The Trust provides scholarships in two ways:

  1. Applicants can apply directly to the Trust:
    • Applications are received twice a year, with closing dates 31 January and 31 May;
    • Applicants are required to complete an application form and personal financial statement (including budget);
    • Directors conduct personal interviews with applicants;
    • The value of a scholarship will depend on the application, however as a general rule scholarships range up to $2,500.
  2. Applicants can also apply through the Universities and TAFE who promote the scholarships via their own websites– generally at the beginning of the year (see below).

Eligibility of applicants

  1. Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia
  2. who are enrolled, or seeking to enrol, as a full-time student in an undergraduate course of study

The Universities and TAFE guidelines are as follows:

University of Adelaide offers four annual scholarships valued at $2,500 each for one year, and are available for commencing and continuing students who are Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia and undertaking a program of study on a full time basis in a Commonwealth supported place.
https://www.adelaide.edu.au/scholarships/

University of SA offers four annual scholarships valued at $2,500 each to assist with accommodation expenses for low income students who originate from rural or remote areas from any Australian State. The scholarships are open to continuing and commencing students
http://www.unisa.edu.au/scholarship
Flinders University offers four annual scholarships valued at $2,500 each to assist undergraduate students residing in University Hall or the Deirdre Jordan Village. Students must be able to demonstrate financial hardship.
http://www.flinders.edu.au/scholarships
TAFE offers ten annual scholarships valued at $1,000 each for students enrolled fulltime in a Certificate IV or above (AQF) qualification. Scholarships are paid in two $500 instalments each semester.
https://www.tafesa.edu.au/apply-enrol/before-starting/scholarships-grants

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